b'Blandford Church and Cemetery rare treasures that Honor Fallen soldiers African-American Blandford Church has 15 magnificent Tiffany stained glass windows, given by Confederate states to honorchurches served as their fallen. A tour reveals its history as an 18th cen-tury house of worship, temporary abandonment, use as a Civil War field hospital, and restoration as a Civilpathways to both War memorial. Blandford Cemetery is one of Americas oldest. Here rests soldiers from almost all of Americasspiritual andwars, and members of prominent VA families such as the Bollings. A tour includes outstanding examples ofphysical freedom 18th, 19th & 20th century gravestones, sculptures, and decorative iron fences. during slavery. 319 S. Crater RoadPetersburg, VA 23803(804) 733-2396JuLIAN greeneHistorianCivil rights in education Heritage trailFollow the Trail through The Best PArT of Virginia to learn about the courage shown by those who pioneered the equality we enjoy today. Heritage Trail listings on petersburgarea.org.First Baptist ChurchThe earliest organized black church in America began in 1774 in Prince george County, moving to this 1870 building in Petersburg where the citys first black high school was started.236 Harrison StreetPetersburg, VA 23803(804) 732-2341 richard stewart, Historianwalk in Lincolns Final Footstepssee what Lincoln saw, stand where Lincoln stood,Pocahontas island Black History Museumand walk where Lincoln walked. Visiting City PointPocahontas Island was home to Petersburgs earliest free (todays Hopewell), Point of rocks, Petersburg andAfrican-American community and was once a stop on the the surrounding areas in the weeks just before hisunderground railroad. The museum is home to a treasure trove assassination, you can trace the steps of Lincolnsof artifacts and other historical items of interest showcasing over fateful journey in the closing days of the Civil War.200 years of Black history.Visit walkinlincolnsfinalfootsteps.com for more224 Witten Streetinformation. Petersburg, VA 23803804-861-888926 Chesterfield CountyColonial heightsdinwiddie CountyhopewellpetersburgprinCe george County PetersburgAreA.org804.861.1666 27'